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Book Review: Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain (1933)

‘Even War must end some time, and perhaps if we are alive in three or four years’ time, we may recover the hidden childhood again and find that after all the dust and ashes which covered it haven’t spoilt it much.’- Letter from Vera to Roland, 1915… 954 more words

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Book Review: The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass novellas) by Sarah J. Maas

These five stories range from humorous to inspiring, slightly cheesy to perfectly believable, romantic to heartbreaking.

4/5 stars

*I read these between books 2 and 3 of the Throne of Glass series, but chronologically, they take place before the first book starts.* 787 more words

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While We Run

While We Run by Karen Healey continues the story of Tegan and Abdi. However, unlike the first book which at least tried to get readers to think about issues such as environment, immigration, race, gender, etc. 525 more words

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Meant To Be

Meant To Be
By: Lauren Morrill
Pages: 304
Publication Date: November 13, 2012
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

Synopsis:

Meant to be or not meant to be . 375 more words

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My First Wife – Jakob Wassermann

I reserved a copy of this novel at the library after reading Jacqui’s review of it on her blog JacquiWine. We meet young writer Alexander Herzog after his move to Vienna where he is escaping a failed love affair and debts. 612 more words

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Book Review: Ghost Girl (The Detective's Daughter 2) by Leslie Thomson

The second in the series about Stella Darnell, daughter of the late retired detective chief superintendent Terry Darnell. After solving the Rokesmith murder in the previous book, Stella is struggling a year later with her father’s death. 311 more words

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Review: Rich Boy

Class and wealth dominate the pages of the novel Rich Boy, and the reader is cognizant that it is a primary concern for the protagonist, Robert Vishniak, as he aspires to gain favors that will allow him to move up in the societal stratum. 713 more words

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